Twitter trolls FIFA during press conference regarding corruption charges
A press conference was held at the FIFA Headquarters on Wednesday morning with FIFA’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs Walter De Gregorio taking questions from the media after a handful of FIFA officials were taken into custody by Swiss authorities following an early morning raid at a hotel in Zurich, Switzerland over corruption charges surrounding the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups.
In a 30-minute long press conference that was, speaker Walter De Gregorio confirmed that there won’t be any re-voting taking place for the venues of 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups and the Presidential re-election will not be postponed. (Full quotes here: Qatar and Russia will be played: FIFA spokesperson)
Understandably, FIFA’s no-nonsense taking during the conference wasn’t taken lightly by people around the world as it was evident from the several tweets on Twitter. Here are some of the best ones: